Category: X

July 25, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

XO brandy The finest spirit distilled from grapes, XO Extra Old cognac is aged in oak casks for >6 years; longer than VS and VSOP.  16thC Dutch shipmaster created brandy when he concentrated wine by burning off most of the water to save valuable cargo space (brandwijn = burnt wine).  Prices rises likely, as 3 major disasters in…

December 23, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Merry Christmas! Guess the Word  and Contact Us for prizes!  Series 16 starts soon….. 1st letter of each post Title (in a Series) spells a business word (spelt correctly, backwards, jumbled up or as an anagram).  Previous answers: Series 15 spelt  W-E-N    (NEW) Series 14 spelt  X-A-M-S    (XMAS) Series 13 spelt  V-E-L-U-A    (VALUE) Series 12 spelt  T-O-Q-U-E    (QUOTE) Series 11…

December 8, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Xmas Hijacking Christmas for commerce is not new.  Christmas itself piggy-backed on earlier midwinter festivals.  In 1867, Macy’s in New York stayed open until midnight on Christmas Eve Guessed the Word?      Series 14 (1/4)     [photo: Pamjpat]